The Dam

The Dam

Sudan, near the Merowe dam. Maher works in a traditional brickyard fed by the waters of the Nile. Every evening, he secretly wanders off into the desert to build a mysterious construction made of mud. While the Sudanese people rise to claim their freedom, his creation starts to take a life of its own…

France, Soudan, Germany, Serbia, Canada, 2022, 80 min.

Production: KinoElektron, Galerie Imane Fares, Vega Foundation, DGL Travel HQ,
Twenty Twenty Vision Filmproduktion GmbH, Trilema 

Language: Arabic

Screenplay: Ali Cherri, Geoffroy Grison in collaboration with Bertrand Bonello

Director:  Ali Cherri

Photography: Bassem Fayad

Music ROB

Cast: Maher El Khair